NM State Lands 58 Student-Athletes On Fall Academic All-WAC List

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State athletics department announced Tuesday that the 58 student-athletes from football, cross county, soccer and volleyball make up the highest number of Academic All-WAC honorees of any other school in the conference for the second straight year.

The NM State football team landed 18 student-athletes on the list, followed by the soccer team with 15, women’s cross country with 12, men’s cross country with nine and the volleyball team with four.

At the end of the fall 2012 semester, 259 student-athletes, 63 percent of the total student-athlete population, achieved a semester GPA of 3.00 or higher while 260 student-athletes, 64 percent of the total student-athlete population, maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.00 or higher. Among the scholar student-athletes, 55 posted a perfect 4.00 GPA for the semester while 22 maintained a perfect 4.00 cumulative GPA.

Men's Cross Country
Anthony Ellis, Sr.
Ryan Fenton, Sr.
Chris Galli, Sr.
Kevin Hemphill, Sr.
Armando Rueda, So.
Ramon Rueda, So.
Jonah Ruybalid, Sr.
Robert Selph, Sr.
Terry Williams, Sr.

Women's Cross Country
Christiana Barela, Jr.
Natalie Gomez, Jr.
Diana Hawk, So.
Rylie Hightower, Jr.
Adrienne Larson, Sr.
Caroline Lewiecki, So.
Jenna Padilla, Jr.
Carly Porter, Jr.
Gael Sanchez, Jr.
Camille Schultz, Sr.
Courtney Schultz, Sr.
Victoria Trujillo, So.

Jake Capraro, Jr.
Robert Clay, Sr.
Houston Clemente, So.
Travaughn Colwell, So.
Andy Cunningham, So.
Anthony Edwards, Jr.
Jeremy Harris, Sr.
Anthony Joyner, Jr.
Dele Junaid, Jr.
Mike Kaiser, Jr.
Germi Morrison, Jr.
David Quiroga, Sr.
Chance Roberts, Jr.
Justin Smith, Jr.
Anthony Smith, Sr.
Tyler Stampler, Sr.
Valerian Ume-Ezeoke, So.
Trevor Walls, Sr.

Women's Soccer
Mikaela Bitner, Jr.
Alexys Brownell, So.
Lauren Cope, Sr.
Cassie De Leon, Sr.
Megan Hendler, Sr.
Courtney Irwin, Sr.
Mary Kate Koziol, Jr.
Bree Luhrsen, So.
Yolanda McMillion, Sr.
Elise Nordin, Sr.
Jessica Schutter, Jr.
Olivia Sierra, Jr.
Katie Smith, So.
Katelyn Smith, So.
Katelynn Tupponce, So.

Ciara Brown, Jr.
Meredith Hays, So.
Bradley Nash, So.
Stephanie Ziegler, Jr.